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Textiles A Level (AS/A2) at The Bicester School

Course description


Unit 1 - TEX1 Materials, Components and Application

An introduction to subjects such as understanding materials, production processes and the impact of cost and design.

Unit 2 - TEX2 Learning Through Designing and Making

This is the practical/coursework part of year one. Students will work on their own designs with a range of materials and manufacturing processes


Unit 3 - TEX3 Design and Manufacture

This develops your appreciation of the relationship between design and technology, or form and function.

Unit 4 - TEX4 Design and Making Practice

This is the practical, coursework part of year two. Students will create a textile project and record the processes in various ways. 

Entry requirements

5 A*‐C at GCSE including English and Maths. It is recommended to have Art or any Design & Technology GCSE A*‐ C

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Bicester School directly.

Last updated date: 31 March 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years